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  • *High Court says parliamentary approval needed for Brexit. *Government to appeal against High Court ruling. The government said it would appeal against the ruling by England's High Court, and Britain's Supreme Court is expected to consider the appeal early next month.

  • *High Court says parliamentary approval needed for Brexit. *Government to appeal against High Court ruling. LONDON, Nov 3- England's High Court ruled on Thursday that the British government requires parliamentary approval to trigger the process of exiting the European Union, upsetting Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans.

  • LONDON, Oct 28- Sterling hit an eight-day low against the euro on Friday, after Northern Ireland's High Court ruled that the law of the province did not restrict the British prime minister's ability to trigger an exit from the European Union. A similar case has been taken to the High Court in London, with campaigners arguing the government does not have the...

  • BERLIN/ LONDON/ BRUSSELS Oct 27- In the hours before Theresa May stepped to the podium in Birmingham earlier this month to lay out her vision for a "fully independent, sovereign" Britain, she made a discreet round of telephone calls to European leaders. Her aim, according to British officials, was to head off any surprise or confusion in Berlin, Paris, Brussels and other...

  • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt selling $60M wine estate

    The estranged couple is putting up the Provence estate, known as Chateau Miraval, on the market.

  • Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are putting their French wine estate on the market, Eater reports.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 24- When Ryan Frailich and Stephanie Hinton were getting married last year, the last thing in the world they wanted were gifts of butter dishes or cutlery sets. So the New Orleans couple asked guests instead to sponsor elements of their dream honeymoon trip to New Zealand. "Couples are getting married later in life these days, and so they usually already...

  • BEIJING, Oct 21- Lydia Su said her heart jumped when she first heard a property in Shanghai's tree-lined French Concession was on the market- even though it was no bigger than a bathroom- swept up in China's latest property frenzy. The 13.7- square metre apartment, the detached annex of a villa, was priced at 1.8 million yuan, which at about $19,500 per square metre...

  • LONDON, Oct 20- Prime Minister Theresa May will come under pressure from other European Union leaders on Thursday to say what kind of deal she wants for Britain when it leaves the bloc. But employers are worried, especially in sectors which would could face the highest tariffs if there is no deal between London and Brussels. About half the immigrants coming to...

  • LONDON, Oct 19- Sterling touched its highest in almost two weeks against the euro on Wednesday, holding onto its biggest one-day gain in months and riding out another round of headlines around Brexit negotiations and the government's attitude to the central bank. Economic data has played second fiddle to politics this week and there was no reaction to data that...

  • LONDON, Oct 19- Sterling hit an eight-day high on Wednesday, building on its strongest one-day gains in over three months on a trade-weighted basis, after a UK government lawyer said parliament would have to ratify any deal to take Britain out of the EU. Having plunged to a record low last week on worries that Britain would undergo a "hard" Brexit, in which access to the...

  • LONDON, Oct 19- Sterling slipped back a little on Wednesday after its strongest one-day gains in over three months on a trade-weighted basis, having been boosted after a UK government lawyer said parliament would have to ratify any deal to take Britain out of the EU. Having fallen to a record low last week on worries that Britain would undergo a "hard" exit from the...

  • LONDON, Oct 19- Sterling slipped back a little on Wednesday after its strongest one-day gains in over three months on a trade-weighted basis, having been boosted after a UK government lawyer said parliament would have to ratify any deal to take Britain out of the EU. Having fallen to a record low last week on worries that Britain would undergo a "hard" exit from the...

  • *EU to take hard line with Britain in divorce proceedings. *One-in-four chance of UK recession in coming year. LONDON, Oct 13- The European Union will take a hard line during the two-year divorce negotiations with Britain, a Reuters poll of economists found, while a crash in the value of the pound is set to push inflation above the Bank of England's target next year.

  • LONDON, Oct 13- Foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday Britain's exit from the European Union would not be acrimonious, adding he hoped to negotiate a new relationship with the bloc that would be more valuable than the current one. Johnson, a leading figure of the successful campaign for Britain to leave the EU, is one of a trio of Eurosceptics at the heart...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 10- The concerted response from Berlin, Paris and Brussels to British Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement last week of a March deadline to open divorce talks with the European Union made clear the bloc is not waiting idly for London to call. Their firmly articulated, central aim is to nip in the bud British demands for free trade without open...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 10- The concerted response from Berlin, Paris and Brussels to British Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement last week of a March deadline to open divorce talks with the European Union made clear the bloc is not waiting idly for London to call. Their firmly articulated, central aim is to nip in the bud British demands for free trade without open...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 10- The concerted response from Berlin, Paris and Brussels to British Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement last week of a March deadline to open divorce talks with the European Union made clear the bloc is not waiting idly for London to call. Their firmly articulated, central aim is to nip in the bud British demands for free trade without open...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 10- The concerted response from Berlin, Paris and Brussels to British Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement last week of a March deadline to open divorce talks with the European Union made clear the bloc is not waiting idly for London to call. Their firmly articulated, central aim is to nip in the bud British demands for free trade without open...

  • LONDON, Oct 6- Sterling will plumb new multi-decade lows in the coming months as the battered currency extends its slide on concerns divorce proceedings with the European Union could be difficult and leave Britain outside Europe's single market, a Reuters poll found. The median forecast in the poll, taken this week, suggested the pound would fall to $1.24 in the...